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29th Apr '16 1:13:05 PM Doug86
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* The eponymous detective on ''{{Duckman}}'' was known to do this on occasion, the most memorable probably being his lengthy rant about the insanity of modern life in the episode "A Room with a Belleview".

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* The eponymous detective on ''{{Duckman}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Duckman}}'' was known to do this on occasion, the most memorable probably being his lengthy rant about the insanity of modern life in the episode "A Room with a Belleview".
19th Apr '16 9:12:35 PM BackgroundGuy
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* A rather impassioned rant from Calvin about movies in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'':

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* A rather impassioned rant from Calvin - though Garfield said almost the same exact thing in his ''Guide to Everything'', an official release - about movies in ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'':
2nd Apr '16 11:54:17 AM Thunderchin
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* ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}'' has at least two points where [[AuthorFilibuster Chris-Chan]] appears and ''takes up an entire page'' to rant about whatever issue is at hand. The fact that both of them consist of unending walls of poorly-formatted Comic Sans wrapped around a hilariously misproportioned Chris make them even harder to read.
22nd Jan '16 4:04:32 PM nombretomado
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* DavidMitchell launches into these on most comedy panel shows [[MockTheWeek he]] [[{{QI}} appears]] [[Series/WouldILieToYou on]].
** [[StephenFry "I've missed your angry logic, David!"]]

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* DavidMitchell launches into these on most comedy panel shows [[MockTheWeek [[Series/MockTheWeek he]] [[{{QI}} [[Series/{{QI}} appears]] [[Series/WouldILieToYou on]].
** [[StephenFry [[Creator/StephenFry "I've missed your angry logic, David!"]]
11th Jan '16 5:01:42 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Wrestling/UltimateWarrior's Wrestling/{{WCW}} debut promo ended up derailing the show when he talked twenty minutes past the time limit he was given.
9th Jan '16 10:28:57 AM nombretomado
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* When ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' is made hall monitor, he gives an acceptance speech so long (he even quotes a long speech from another hall monitor) that class is over by the time he's finished.

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* When ''SpongeBobSquarePants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' is made hall monitor, he gives an acceptance speech so long (he even quotes a long speech from another hall monitor) that class is over by the time he's finished.



* TheBoondocks has one delivered by Martin Luther King Jr., after he's revealed to have survived his assassination and was just in a coma the whole time. When he tries to give a speech later in the episode, he's horrified at his stereotypical black trailer trash/ghetto audience and how much of an embarrassment they're being, before launching into a long [[NWordPrivileges n-word]]-laden TakeThat rant against them, eventually wandering off into other topics like BET and SoulPlane.

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* TheBoondocks WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks has one delivered by Martin Luther King Jr., after he's revealed to have survived his assassination and was just in a coma the whole time. When he tries to give a speech later in the episode, he's horrified at his stereotypical black trailer trash/ghetto audience and how much of an embarrassment they're being, before launching into a long [[NWordPrivileges n-word]]-laden TakeThat rant against them, eventually wandering off into other topics like BET and SoulPlane.
26th Nov '15 8:28:47 PM Llygodenfawr
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** [[TropesAreNotBad Not a case of bad writing though]], Dostoyevsky was able to represent many viewpoints (even if they where the opposite of his own) in a respectable and intelligent manner.

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** [[TropesAreNotBad Not a case of bad writing though]], Dostoyevsky was able to represent many viewpoints (even if they where were the opposite of his own) in a respectable and intelligent manner.
31st Oct '15 10:00:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* It's based on a true story, but we don't know how much is real: during the Clay Shaw trial in ''Film/{{JFK}}'', Jim Garrison talks [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwoakFvvLIo for 8 minutes]] in final summation (that brought Kevin Costner [[ThrowItIn to real tears]]).

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* It's based on a true story, but we don't know how much is real: during the Clay Shaw trial in ''Film/{{JFK}}'', Jim Garrison talks [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwoakFvvLIo for 8 minutes]] minutes in final summation (that brought Kevin Costner [[ThrowItIn to real tears]]).
31st Oct '15 9:59:38 AM Morgenthaler
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** Speaking of Kevin Costner, he gives a rather epic off-the-cuff [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBfdl6hNZ9k speech]] in BullDurham when asked, "well, what do you believe then?", though unlike most such examples it's very ribald. It's also HilariousInHindsight, because on the things he says in the speech is "I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone."

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** Speaking of * Kevin Costner, he Costner gives a rather epic off-the-cuff [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBfdl6hNZ9k speech]] in BullDurham ''Film/BullDurham'' when asked, "well, what do you believe then?", though unlike most such examples it's very ribald. It's also HilariousInHindsight, because on the things he says in the speech is "I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone."



* In ''Film/DonJuanDemarco'', the title character (played by JohnnyDepp) has a couple speeches explaining what it takes to be the World's Greatest Lover (it's very much to Depp's acting credit that he manages to deliver these convincingly.) His analyst Dr. Mickler (MarlonBrando) does a more tongue-in-cheek one, complete with playful fake accent, about being the World's Greatest Psychiatrist.

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* In ''Film/DonJuanDemarco'', the title character (played by JohnnyDepp) has a couple speeches explaining what it takes to be the World's Greatest Lover (it's very much to Depp's acting credit that he manages to deliver these convincingly.) His analyst Dr. Mickler (MarlonBrando) does a more tongue-in-cheek one, complete with playful fake accent, about being the World's Greatest Psychiatrist.
26th Oct '15 8:51:53 AM sylvae
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* ''Series/{{THe Goodies}}'' Tim Brooke-Taylor's self-titled character often goes off into bombastic rants about British greatness, accompanied by the soundtrack to Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Number 1" ("Land of Hope and Glory" as it is better known._

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* ''Series/{{THe In the zany British sitcom ''Series/{{The Goodies}}'' Tim Brooke-Taylor's self-titled character often goes off into bombastic rants about British greatness, accompanied by the soundtrack to Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Number 1" ("Land of Hope and Glory" as it is better known._
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